The 13th Floor

Films 

Highlighting The Handicapped In THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE

Following the story of Sally Hardesty, her brother Franklin, their friends Jerry and Pam, and Pam’s boyfriend Kirk, the audience is given a look into a day in the life of 5 flower children on a road trip across the state in hopes of visiting a home from Sally and Franklin’s childhood as well as […]

Films 

Who Was YOUR Favorite Leatherface?

Aw yeah!  This week’s “character showdown” is dedicated to one of the most badass movie maniacs ever to grace the silver screen. I’m talking about Leatherface! Ever since he first popped up from behind that metal door in Tobe Hooper’s 1974 masterpiece THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, wielding a giant mallet and bringing it down at […]

Films 

R.I.P. Gunnar Hansen, The Original Leatherface

This hurts. ABC7 is reporting that Gunnar Hansen, the actor to first portray Leatherface in the original TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE has passed away. He was 68 years old. Anyone within the horror community that’s ever met Gunnar at a convention, screening or event can attest to the fact that he was easily one of the warmest, […]

Films Scary Fun 

When Freddy Met Jason… And Leatherface And Michael Myers

It was Halloween weekend of 2003 while I was attending the 25th anniversary convention in Pasadena that I first became familiar with this epic photograph of Freddy with Jason, Leatherface and Michael Myers. Until then, I was completely unaware of its existence, or even the fact that these legendary titans of terror had ever been […]